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MBS RECAP: MBS Outperform Treasuries Thank to Light Supply at Fed Buying Operation

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MBS Outperform Treasuries Thank to Light Supply at Fed Buying Operation Treasuries didn't gain any new ground today, but it's a bit of a victory to simply hold below the recent floor at 1.075%. Moreover, MBS outperformed after sellers offered up very light supply in the Fed's 30yr Fixed UMBS buying operation today. By the close, UMBS 1.5 and 2.0 coupons were both up at least an eighth of a point while Treasuries weren't any better than unchanged. All in all, it was an extremely calm trading session. Durable Goods data in the morning tomorrow followed by a Fed Announcement at 2pm ET. Econ Data / Events 20min of Fed 30yr UMBS Buying 10am, 1130am (M-F) and 1pm (T-Th) Case Shiller Home Prices (y/y) 9.1 vs 8.6 f'cast, 8.0 prev FHFA Home Prices (y/y) 11.0 vs 10.3 prev Consumer…(read more)

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